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Demons, Dead Animals and Rock ‘n’ Roll Royalty at the Nashville Film Festival

Per Matt My second day at the 2019 Nashville Film Festival was a doozy. Not only did I make up for lost time, having missed two-and-a-half days of films, but I had to work from a screening schedule that was… Continue Reading →

Paperbacks From Hell is a Killer Read

Per Matt Growing up, long before dial-up modems were a thing and the internet was confined to the military’s ARPANET, the only way to access the information superhighway was by visiting the neighborhood drug store, grocery store and bookstore, where… Continue Reading →

Nat Geo’s Hot Zone is Infectious

Monsters come in all shapes and sizes and National Geographic Channel, which recently aired The Hot Zone limited series on three consecutive nights, might have created one of the scariest.

History’s Mysteries Get Investigated in Project Blue Book

Some have described Project Blue Book as Mad Men meets The X-Files, but I think a more appropriate description would be an old-school version of The X-Files: characters investigating strange phenomena that’s based, in part, on real-life events. That description… Continue Reading →

Hey Nat Geo: More Boom and Less Mars, Please!

As the National Geographic Channel slowly steps toward offering more scripted entertainment, here’s a memo for the network’s programmers: More Valley of the Boom and less Mars, please!

Mars Season 2 is Full of Power Plays and Politics

When did politics seep into a possible bright future for colonizing the Red Planet? Sadly, the accurate answer is Season 2 of Mars, when a private corporation competes for resources with the pre-established international scientific coalition and too much drama ensues.

Replicas: If I Only Had a Brain

I have to admit I’m a Keanu fan — especially the John Wick movies. Those are a nobrainer for me. While I wait for the next John Wick movie (yes there is a new one coming out), I was surprised… Continue Reading →

Project Blue Book: A Real Version of The X-Files?

The truth is in here… somewhere. And for one episode, at least, Project Blue Book attempts to explore the real-life origin story behind the UFO phenomenon, back in the day.

Artemis: From the Book to the Movie

Sci-fi, smuggling and sabotage in a city on the moon! Set in the near future, the second novel by Andy Weir (The Martian) takes place in a lunar colony named Artemis. It follows a smuggler, Jazz (short for Jasmine), who… Continue Reading →

Survival Horror Storyline Infects Mars

The exact moment when Mars switched from science fact/docuseries with dashes of futuristic science fiction to inevitable horror in outer space is when I fully realized this National Geographic series could get a bigger audience and should get the green light for… Continue Reading →

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